Palmer released from hospital after overnight stay

Updated: 27 March 2012 14:01 IST

Arnold Palmer is out of the hospital and back at work. The 82-year-old golfer had been hospitalized overnight in Florida as a precaution because of high blood pressure from new medication.

Orlando, Florida:

Arnold Palmer is out of the hospital and back at work.

A spokesman for the tournament named for the golfing great said Palmer was released on Monday on morning. The 82-year-old Palmer had been hospitalized overnight in Florida as a precaution because of high blood pressure from new medication.

Spokesman Bev Norwood said Palmer returned to his office on  Monday and planned on having dinner at the golf club.

Palmer was absent at the 18th green at Bay Hill on Sunday when Tiger Woods won the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Palmer had been advised to monitor his blood pressure throughout the day. A test about 15 minutes before the tournament ended showed an increase in his blood pressure.

Topics : Tiger Woods Golf
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